Valerie Mason-John (aka Queenie) was born in Cambridge in 1962. She has worked as an international correspondent, and has contributed to the Guardian, The Voice and the Morning Star. Winner of the Windrush Achievement Award 2000, she also recently won first prize for the Shorelines/Cultureword First Chapter. She lives in South London and works as an anger management therapist.
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